Music legend’s ‘unusual’ request
Cultural Gadfly (CG) thought she was going to be the life of the party when she recently attended an intimate gathering of longtime industry insiders.
To CG’s pleasant surprise, she told Rushes she had to take the backseat when Eager-to-please Provider (EP), a relative newcomer in CG’s social circle, started talking about her “memorable” close encounter with Music Legend (ML), who headlined a concert in the Philippines some years ago.
EP recalled that after a smooth soundcheck, she was introduced to ML—who quickly warmed up to EP’s chill and can-do vibe.
Of course EP was also overjoyed to talk to ML up close. But something very interesting happened when EP asked ML what else she could do to make his stay in Manila more comfortable.
ML then whispered in EP’s ear about his “usual” request: He wanted some weed! Who knew music wasn’t ML’s only “happy pill,” right?
TOP OF THE TABLOIDS
This week’s top show biz news from the tabloids (and why we are moved, if we are moved):
• Claudine Barretto, Raymart Santiago muling nagkasama, parehong present sa graduation at recognition nina Santino at Sabina (kids over conflict … as it should be.)
• Tito, Vic & Joey, ‘Eat Bulaga’ Dabarkads nagpaalam na: ‘Saan man kami dalhin ng tadhana, tuloy ang isang libo’t isang tuwa (End of an era. As a song goes, “See you again,” Dabarkads!)
• Moira dela Torre dumepensa sa mga akusasyon ni Lolito Go: I did not cheat on Jason … I have never employed a ghostwriter (You have to admit, those ‘resibos’ are pretty nasty, though.)
• Fans nagtilian nang mag-topless si Joshua Garcia sa ‘Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan,’ tagumpay sa pananakot sa bagong obra ni Chito Roño (He’s no eligible bachelor for nothing.)
• Lee O’Brian ‘wish’ na maging maayos na ang isyu kay Pokwang: I always have love for the mother of my child (That isn’t just damage control?)
• Gabbi Garcia ibinunyag ang sikreto para maging ‘healthy’ ang relasyon sa ina: Treat her like your bestie, but … (Good advice.)
• Sarah Geronimo binati si Mommy Divine noong Mother’s Day: ‘Ikaw ang superhero ng buhay ko … ’ (Is the feeling mutual?)
• Angeline Quinto nag-explain na sa kanyang viral blooper sa ASAP: ‘Hindi kasi kami nasabihan agad na kami na ang susunod na prod’ (Hmmm … nobody’s perfect?)
• Heart Evagelista hugot na hugot sa ibig sabihin ng suot na kuwintas: ‘Maraming ahas sa mundo’ (Can’t say she’s wrong.)
• Pagkapanalo ni Michelle Dee bilang Miss Universe PH 2023 kinuwestiyon, mas deserving daw magwagi si Miss Bohol Pauline Amelinckx (Can’t win ‘em all.)
• Gigi de Lana, ilan pang kabanda sugatan matapos maaksidente sa La Union, nag-concert pa rin sa Ilocos Norte pero hindi na tinapos (Always better to be safe than sorry. Get well soon!)
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